Procedure for Vietnam visa extension

Procedure for Vietnam visa extension

If you are looking for Vietnam visa extension for foreigners, please do not ignore this article. Visa Oriental will guide in detail the steps to apply for a Vietnam visa extension for foreigners living and working in Vietnam. Let’s find out now!

Procedure for visa extension for foreigners in Vietnam

Step 1. Prepare a set of Vietnam visa extension dossiers as regulated for foreigners.

Depending on the type of visa, the immigration authorities will require different types of Vietnam visa extension documents when carrying out procedures for extending Vietnam visas for foreigners.

You can apply for a Vietnam visa extension from 1 month to 3 months at a time for short-term visas. The temporary residence card or long-term stay visa can be extended for up to 2 years. Applications for a 1-month visa extension for foreigners, a 3-month multiple-entry visa extension or a 1-year visa extension with specific types of visas will be listed below.

Step 2. Submit the application for Vietnam visa extension

After fully preparing the visa extension application for foreigners in Vietnam, you proceed to apply at the office of the Immigration Department, Public Security of province/ centrally run city.

You shouwork apply for a visa extension for foreigners in Vietnam before the expiration of a minimum of 3-5 days. This is a safe time to apply for visa extension in case your application is malfunction or error, there is still time to re-apply.

Step 3. Get Vietnam visa extension results

The visa extension period for foreigners is from 7-10 days. Then you give the receipt to the officer who returns the test results. You will pay the fee and receive the results if you successfully apply for a Vietnam visa extension.

What does the dossier for Vietnam visa extension include?

Dossier for tourist visa extension for foreigners

Dossier for tourist visa extension includes:

  • Original passport of foreigner is valid for more than 1 month and at least 2 blank pages.
  • Online temporary residence registration certificate or temporary residence registration certificate confirmed by the ward.
  • Application for extension of visa, the extension of temporary residence in Vietnam according to form NA5.

Processing time for tourist visa extension application: 7-10 working days.

The tourist visa is valid for one month each.

Vietnam visa extension
Vietnam visa extension

Dossier for family visa extension for foreigners

Subjects of application Having a spouse/parents who is a foreigner working/investing in Vietnam. Having a spouse who is Vietnamese.
Visa/TRC extension period 3 months or maximum according to the duration of visa/temporary residence card of spouse/parents. Maximum 3 years.
Dossier ●      The original passport of the foreigner is still valid as prescribed.

●      Online temporary residence registration certificate or temporary residence registration certificate confirmed by the ward.

●      Business license of the guarantee company (notarized photo).

●      Notarized copy of work permit (for foreigners working in Vietnam).

●      Form NA5 (if visa extension is less than 1 year).

●      Form NA6 (if visa extension is more than 1 year).

●      Certificate confirming the relationship (birth certificate/ marriage certificate/ household work registration book) are notarized translation.

●      Original passport and temporary residence card of spouse/parents who are foreigners working/investing in Vietnam.

●      Notarized copy (if issued in Vietnam) or consular legalization and notarized translation (if issued abroad) of marriage certificate.

●      ID card, household work registration book of spouse who is Vietnamese.

●      Form NA7 is confirmed at the public security of the ward where the Vietnamese spouse has permanent residence.

Processing time for family visa extension application: 7-10 working days.

Family visa and temporary residence card can be extended for 1, 2 or 3 years.

Dossier for visa/TRC extension for foreigners working or investing in Vietnam (work visa)

Subjects of application Foreigners working in Vietnam. Foreigners investing in Vietnam (the capital contribution can be presented on the business license).
Visa/TRC extension period Maximum 2 years. Up to 5 years depending on the rate of capital contribution.
Dossier ●      The original passport of the foreigner is still valid as prescribed.

●      Online temporary residence registration certificate or temporary residence registration certificate confirmed by the ward.

●      Business license of the guarantee company (notarized photo).

●      Form NA5 (if visa extension is less than 1 year).

●      Form NA6 (if visa extension is more than 1 year).

●      Notarized copy of work permit. ●      VAT declaration for the last 3 months.

Processing time for work visa extension application: 7-10 working days.

Foreigners can apply for a work visa (with a duration of 3 to 12 months) or a work temporary residence card (up to 2 years according to the duration of the temporary residence card).

The work visa/temporary residence card can be extended for 1, 2 or 3 years. The visa/temporary residence card can be extended for up to 5 years.

At the expiration of the work visa, continue to apply for a new work visa under the valid work permit. At the expiration of the investor visa, continue to apply for a new investor visa with procedures the same as previously prepared.

Where to apply for visa extension for foreigners?

To answer the question of where to extend Vietnam visa, Visa Oriental has compiled the address where the visa is extended and obtained the results of visa extension for foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City.

Immigration Office

  • Address: 196 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Tel: (08) 38 299 398

Immigration Department

  • Address: 335 Nguyen Trai, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Tel: (08) 39 200 353
Immigration office in Vietnam
Immigration office in Vietnam

Vietnam visa extension fees for foreigners

Visa extension fee in Vietnam depends on the original visa type and the time that foreigners want to extend: 1 month, 3 months, 1 year… This cost also varies with the usual processing time or urgent visa extension.

In addition, foreigners must pay the visa overstay fee, if they are still living Vietnam while their visas are expired. There is even a fee to remove the blacklist if you have been previously blacklisted by the Immigration Department.

For a detailed quote and specific advice for your visa extension, please contact HOTLINE 094 150 6226 immediately! Visa Oriental  has assisted many clients to successfully extend their visas when their visas were overstayed and their names were placed on the blacklist.

Vietnam visa extension fees
Vietnam visa extension fees

Visa extension service for foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City

Visa Oriental   specializes in providing prestigious visa services for foreigners living and working in Vietnam: work permits, temporary residence cards, visa extensions, visa overdue processing, blacklist removal…

  • Specialize in Vietnam visa extension, temporary residence card extension for all nationalities.
  • A team of consultants who are fluent in English and Chinese.
  • Simple dossier, quick procedure, maximum time-saving.
  • Receive dossier and deliver results on the spot.
  • Processing time: 7 working days.

If you have any difficulties when applying for a visa for foreigners in Vietnam, please do not hesitate to contact us. Visa Oriental is always ready to help you via HOTLINE 094 150 6226.

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